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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-32 > Chapter-22 > Statute-32-22-14

32-22-14. Maximum height of vehicles--Farm and fire vehicles excepted--Trailers carrying baled hay--Duty to provide vertical clearance--Violation as misdemeanor. Except for farm machinery and fire department equipment for which there is no maximum height limit and for trailers carrying baled hay for which the maximum height limit is fourteen feet and three inches, no motor vehicle may operate upon a public highway if the maximum height of such vehicle, including the load thereon, exceeds fourteen feet. Nothing in this section requires the public authorities to provide sufficient vertical clearance to permit the operation of such vehicles. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SDC 1939, § 44.0336 (5); SL 1947, ch 192; SDC Supp 1960, § 44.0336 (4); SL 1961, ch 229; SL 1984, ch 230, § 17; SL 1985, ch 261, § 2; SL 1989, ch 272, § 2.